The American Family Robinson

or, The Adventures of a Family lost in the Great Desert of the West

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Author: D.W. Belisle
Published: 1853
Language: English
Wordcount: 90,315 / 259 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 70.3
LoC Categories: PS, PZ
Downloads: 2,129
Added to site: 2008.02.15
mnybks.net#: 20071
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Adventure
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es, each drawn by three yoke of stout oxen. The first contained provisions and groceries, seeds and grain for planting, with apparatus for cooking. The second contained the household furniture that was indispensable, beneath which lay a quantity of boards, tent canvass, an extra set of wagon covers ready for use, twine, ropes &c., and was also to be the apartments of Mr. and Mrs. Duncan, and the girls. The third was loaded with agricultural and carpenter's tools, and contained the magazine, and was appropriated to the use of Andy Howe and the boys. Two saddle horses, five mules and three milch cows, with six as fierce hunting dogs as ever run down an antelope, constituted their live stock.

Thus prepared the family bade a glad adieu to their old home to find a more congenial one. I say a glad adieu, for certainly the older members of the family went voluntarily, and the younger ones, carried away by the hurry of preparation, had no time to think, and perhaps knew not of the dangers they would have t

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